[Lazarus] LHelp flickering solution: request for comments

Reinier Olislagers reinierolislagers at gmail.com
Tue Jul 16 19:16:14 CEST 2013

On 16/07/2013 18:37, Vincent Snijders wrote:
> 2013/7/16 Reinier Olislagers <reinierolislagers at gmail.com
>     On 16-7-2013 14:56, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>     > First, what happens if two copies of the IDE are
>     > open? Are there two separate lhelp instances, and do they track
>     correctly?
>     Good point. I've been thinking about that - what about this:
>     * The IDE passes an --ipcname starting with lhelp then an (e.g.; depends
>     on any --ipcname length limits) 4 character random identifier so
>     multiple IDE/lhelp sets does not interfere with communication.
> Instead of the random identifier it could pass the PID of the current
> process.
Good idea, thanks.

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